March 26, 2000 |
Move over Bedspread King. Outta the way King of Big Screen TVs. Make room for the Kings of Bamboo. That, at any rate, is what Jerry and Rick Chan hope to be. The San Gabriel-based entrepreneurs, natives of China, are passionate purveyors of all things bamboo, from boats and bicycles to umbrellas, underwear and flooring. The brothers operate a business, Bamboo 54 Inc., that imports the woody stalks in a multitude of forms from China.